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Wendy Rowe

Wendy Rowe




Leadership Studies


 Dr. Wendy Rowe is a professor and scholar practitioner at Royal Roads University, Victoria, Canada.  She teaches in the School of Leadership and is Program Head for the MA Global Leadership program. She is committed to promoting development of women in leadership and management and serves as a teacher, mentor, and researcher to promote change that breaks down institutional barriers and creates a healthier work environment. Her areas of research are in areas of system change, action research methodology evaluation planning and methodology, and partnership engagement, as well as personal and organizational resiliency, thriving and leadership.


Dr. Rowe has worked extensively across Canada and United States, in addition to various international locations including India, China, New Zealand, Australia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Kenya, supporting leadership and efficacy of programs in the not for profit sector. In her professional practice, Dr. Rowe has conducted over 100 evaluations of human service, justice system and educational programs, generating many grey literature and government reports. Additionally, she has published in a variety of scholar journals.      


Rowe holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Psychology from Simon Fraser University, a Master of Business Administration from Western Washington University, and a PhD in Organizational and Human Systems from Fielding Graduate University.